Hip hop

Revisiting Jeru the Damaja’s ‘The Sun Rises In the East’: A 30-Year Retrospective

A landmark album in East Coast hip-hop, the Brooklyn native delivered a classic in tandem with the legendary production of DJ Premier.
05/24/2024

Eminem Publishes an Obituary for Alter Ego ‘Slim Shady’

In a local Detroit newspaper, the rap superstar wrote the obituary in promotion of his upcoming album The Death of Slim Shady (Coup De Grâce).”
05/15/2024

Grammy Winning Producer Nascent Explores Childhood and Creativity in New Album ‘Don't Grow Up Too Soon’

With a production resume featuring SZA, Chance the Rapper, and Ye, Nascent talks to BET about being inspired by reflections on his younger self.
05/07/2024

Trump Plans to Court Black Voters with Celebrity-Led Campaign Push

In a bid to win over African American voters, former President Donald Trump is reportedly aligning with hip-hop artists and athletes, planning major events in key cities, despite the lack of a cohesive engagement strategy.
04/30/2024

YTB Fatt Will Not Be Denied

The West Memphis native is staking his claim as one of the rappers poised to make a major impact in 2024.
04/29/2024

Wolfacejoeyy Says It’s His Time To Shine

The popular Staten Island artist is gearing up for the release of his new album “Valentino.”
04/26/2024

Rico Wade: The Visionary of the Sound of Atlanta

As a member of Organized Noize, the acclaimed producer crafted a distinct sound that spawned unforgettable music from Outkast, Goodie Mob, TLC, and En Vogue.
04/16/2024

Angel J. Nelson Introduces the World to Trap Rock While Balancing Academics and a Job

In 2023, this rising star went viral on TikTok after she dropped her single "Broke" which features southern Rap beats and catchy lyrics.
04/12/2024

YTB Fatt and Ot7 Quanny Team Up To Release ‘I Did It’

The Memphis and Philadelphia representatives show their undeniable chemistry on their latest track.
04/09/2024

Kid Cudi Pleads With Andre 3000 To Make Another Rap Album To ‘Save Us All’

The Man on the Moon rapper believes “3 Stacks” is the greatest rapper of all time.
04/04/2024

Megan Thee Stallion & GloRilla Tease New Track Ahead Of Tour

The duo took to social media to share a snippet of the unreleased song.
04/03/2024